Management Accountant

Recruiter
Cobb Jones Recruitment
Location
Kent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
28 Oct 2019
Ref
1282279446
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cobb & Jones recruitment are working with a successful, international business in Medway that are in a position to recruit a dynamic and experienced Management Accountant to support their Group Financial Controller and take responsibility for a wide variety of tasks, including the following:
  • Production and consolidation of monthly Group management accounts in accordance with the month-end timetable.
  • Variance analysis and preparation of commentary to accompany monthly management accounts.
  • Review and document current processes within the Group and make recommendations to the Group Financial Controller on how systems/processes can be standardised and improved/streamlined across the Group.
  • Implement and maintain strong financial controls within the Group.
  • Reconciliation of Group intercompany balances on a monthly basis.
  • Supporting the budgeting process, working closely with the Financial Controller.
  • Implementation of rolling reforecasts across the Group.
  • Monitor and analyse financial information for projects.
  • Assist with the year-end audit process to ensure that it runs smoothly.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller with the implementation of new accounting software.
  • Maintain knowledge of UK GAAP issues and ensure compliance.
  • Provide cover for other roles within the finance team as and when necessary.

Candidates will possess current management accounting experience, ideally from a product-based background. The business is open to part qualified/newly qualified individuals or those qualified by experience. Demonstrable experience in management accounting, financial reporting and a controls focussed approach will be essential together with the following skills:
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, confidence, good judgement showing logical decision making and a hands-on approach in a dynamic environment.
  • Well organised with strength in prioritising.

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